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  • The Crisis and Support Centre, ten years of emergency diplomacy

    Since it was created in 2008, the Crisis and Support Centre has seen its role evolve and has adapted its organization to address diverse security, climate, humanitarian, political and health crises.

    Its work goes well beyond the times of the crises themselves, starting well in advance and finishing well after they occur.

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  • Paris Peace Forum – Participate in the call for projects

    The first Paris Peace Forum will be held from 11 to 13 November 2018.

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  • UN / Small Arms and Light Weapons : review conference of the programme of action

    France will chair the Third Review Conference of the United Nations Programme of Action, to be held in New York on 18-29 June. This will be a unique opportunity to make progress in the fight against the illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons.

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  • PARIS 2018 - 10th Edition of Gay Games

    From 4 to 12 August 2018, Gay Games 10 will be held in Paris. The Gay Games are the largest sporting and cultural event open to all adults, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation, ethnic background or disabilities.

    With no eligibility requirements, Gay Games 10 brings together more than 15,000 participants and 40,000 visitors around three principles: participation, inclusion and achieving new personal goals.

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  • Citizens’ Consultations for tomorrow’s Europe

    From early April to late October 2018, debates and participatory democracy events will take place in 27 European countries. This wide consultation seeks to restore the ties between Europe’s peoples and European integration.

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  • Announcement

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  • Anti-personnel mines: an ongoing struggle

    For this International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, France wants to reaffirm the importance it attaches to the fight against anti-personnel mines and other explosive remnants of war.

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  • International humanitarian aid: a new French strategy

    In the face of an increasing number of crises, their longer duration and more complex nature, humanitarian aid needs continue to grow across the world.

    To provide itself the resources to address these needs, France is entering a new phase in its commitment to humanitarian action by adopting a new humanitarian strategy for the next four years in tripling its annual financial contributions by 2022.

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  • First International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit

    The first International Solar Alliance summit will be held on 11 March 2018 in New Delhi. This new international organization aims to accelerate the deployment of solar energy in 121 sun-rich countries situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

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  • France’s commitment to gender equality around the world

    Gender inequality continues to be an issue around the world, and has even worsened in some regions. To address this problem, France is enhancing the effectiveness and consistency of the gender actions in its development assistance and external action policies. Its third international strategy on gender equality for 2018-2022 is a steering tool that has been designed to coordinate actions over the next five years and improve the situation of women worldwide. This strategy reflects the French President’s international commitment to making gender equality the main focus of his term.

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